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SCAMMED in China: Dashcam Scam

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Dash cam scams, extortion, fines, police, traffic violations, tickets, driving in China can be really frustrating sometimes. Now China has a problem with people baiting each other to break the law so that you can break the law and they can claim a reward. This is blackmail and extortion inCARnate Driving in China just got even more challenging! Join me on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/winstoninchina Support me on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/serpentza Twitter: @serpentza Music used: VHS Dreams - Bodywork
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Q M V (4 days ago)
I normally agree with most of what Winston posted, however in this situation, I do understand the intention of citizen reporting system here. Sadly, the bad guys here managed to monetize a well intended setup. I hate bad drivers period, but going 5km to force others to pass illegally on the right shoulder is worse and downright evil.... just to make a buck. They might even pretend to have a stall and do the same, which is so sad. However, Winston should not have gone into the emergency lane just to get away from that psycho driver. Stay in your lane, and if the crazy dude caused an accident, then it would've been his fault. Wisely avoid breaking traffic laws, just because somebody pissed you off, what initially was the dude's fault now becomes your fault. In a chaotic driving environment like China, Russia, and many 3rd world countries ... get yourself a dashcamera for your own protection. This will help you if you need to go to court for any dispute.
Nelson Vazquez-Munoz (6 days ago)
What is the point of an emergency lane if you cannot use it during emergencies? Buy a dash camera.
New place Adventure X. (7 days ago)
stupid chinese, nothing but scams and cheating,
maxerd (9 days ago)
Best way to counter: film them back.
jakolu (10 days ago)
Someone pulling that bs is likely to end up in an accident himself. Hopefully with a vehicle that has a dashcam...
Miracles Happen (10 days ago)
Scamming is global not a Chinese problem: given the opportunity every person turns into a thief (old proverb).
Miracles Happen (10 days ago)
Dude, get a bicycle!: fast, free and healthy
madcityy (10 days ago)
It doesn't take a genius to put a cap on this. The same car, person or entity shouldn't be allowed to make money on more than 1 or 2 vehicles per month or so to remove the financial incentive. Otherwise it's just asinine and puts peoples lives in danger for meager amounts of money.
Rick Nadal (11 days ago)
WTF?!?!
Olafsos Huber (11 days ago)
Well, you got scammed my man, I am 16 years is Shenzhen and dont drive......but good videos
ThenewmanX1 (11 days ago)
WTF ?
Christopher M (12 days ago)
I know nothing of Chinese law or procedure but, if this were in the UK, you could try refusing to pay the fine IF that means that the case goes to court and the police have to prove their case. Then they probably would have to call the guy who took the webcam. He/she might not want to show their face in court, or maybe the police can't be bothered to prosecute. In the UK, challenging parking fines this way often results in a no-show by the prosecution - they just don't want to spend the time and resources. And, if it does go to court, the scammer turns up, video them...shame them.
Atoool K (12 days ago)
That's messed up :o
tom ster (14 days ago)
taiwan and china are both the same cultures. but the governments are so different. one is like the free world the other is full of oppression. are the people the same in both countries? or do they seem as different as their governments are? i got to wonder how much the cultures are influenced by the governments, driven to be scammers so much in china. i havent seen so many scam videos by so many youtubers about anywhere else as i have about china.
Brett Dwigans (14 days ago)
It sounds like the Chinese gov. Is either part of these scams or at least obliging the scammers by passing these ridiculous laws. Which makes me wonder why you would stay in such a shady country.
Yukie From Oz (14 days ago)
Gosh China is more fucked up than I thought.
14RubixcubeWorld57 (14 days ago)
Winston you and your wife should look at moving to Canada and do some video's from here, I'm gonna bet that you'd love it here as so many Brits and other Europeans already do.
Y Alexander (14 days ago)
Scamming people for 50 yuan by driving dangerously? These people will not live long...Can you use your own dashcam to report their aggressive driving scam?
John Honovich (15 days ago)
I wish the guys at GOOGLE would see this video and how their technology will be used to track extort and suppress their people.
Paul Pro (15 days ago)
Call the US and tell the government that China has weapons of mass destruction - then the US can invade them
happy man 4 dat (15 days ago)
This is really sad. Some level of disrespect and evil. I feel for you Winston. I know you are used to living this life but looking from outside it just stresses me. These scams that you would expect from dirt poor countries. I actually was mad you were drinking wine. All I thought is of you drink poisoned fake wine. China would be okay if you can be in a rural area away from the toxic city life and still be able to come and business in the city ...but living in the cities there look like a lot of stress.
moreofawave (16 days ago)
This is some bullshit right here. You get a measly 50mb and you cost someone $500 dollars for that. You are a piece of shit of a person.
MrMan (16 days ago)
I wouldn't go to China if you paid me by the hour after watching all the scammers, especially the gangs with chopsticks picking pockets......good luck
Blue Haze (16 days ago)
Is this how worst and desperate chinese people are?
Bernie Whomever (17 days ago)
This must factor in to their social credit system that they have going there. Very interesting social engineering at work, right now. Needless to say, your name is very ironic and fitting, if you have ever read George Orwell's 1984. If you haven't, I suggest you read it as soon as you can.
steve sun (17 days ago)
taiwan number 1
Paul Reid (18 days ago)
Bro, you look and sound like a looser!
Kevin Fox (12 days ago)
+serpentza although I suspect you'd at least be able to spell loser properly.
serpentza (17 days ago)
That’s what I’m striving for
Bat Guano (18 days ago)
When you build a society that encourages tattling and informing on each other (the Stasi security state in East Germany is an example), then life is just tedious. But remember, all you rat finks, snitches get stitches and end up in ditches.
Ryan Fischer (21 days ago)
Chris Pratt always getting scammed :(
John Nevin (21 days ago)
Thank you for your video car scammers
Octavio Octavius (22 days ago)
Another plus for China lol.
NatureLover (24 days ago)
Sir with all to respect. If things are so bad in China, WHY to you live there? Why to you not leave ?
Timothy Taggart (24 days ago)
Why do you live there? You seem annoyed by living there, stfu and deal with it or go home. Whiny beotch.
Leon Zhang (24 days ago)
It is weird that as a Chinese I would like a scammer video on YouTube. Maybe just as you said, not only foreigners, but also local Chinese are vulnerable to these scammers.
Interoptic (24 days ago)
Well YOU choose to live there!
shunkajun (25 days ago)
Not a chance I will ever go to that country, I will keep my butt right here in the good old USA where i know all the rules and speak the language, forget China ......
Windwar attack (26 days ago)
I appreciate all of your videos about China..because of all of the videos I have seen that you have done I have come to realize that China is a racist country with mostly selfish, deceptive, people that barely tolerate foreigners like you that fetishize their country...why you do is beyond me...I will stay clear of this hell hole
Jack Daniel Vithal (26 days ago)
As I say all scam cunts. Fukemn .
swordfish (27 days ago)
Then why do you live in China?!
Ringo Vicc (1 month ago)
A wise man once described this caliber of country as a "shithole", get out and come home bro.
Hallefjons TV (1 month ago)
Wow, doing that for 50 chinese is just crazy.
Paul Weissleder (1 month ago)
Serptntza and Laowhy86,I saw this a few days ago & couldn't get it out of my head, retold the story to both brothers. I thought that if YOU had a dash-cam and (just by accident) caught someone running a red light or a stop sign, could YOU get a bounty, not to mean that YOU would even consider that? The $500US fine seemed a little steep, even by US standards, as US tickets for the same offense wouldn't even begin to approach that figure, except perhaps in areas specializing in victimization of out of state motorists. Since you were a foreigner, do you think that you paid a "foreigner tax" on your ticket which would not have applied to a local? Just thinking out loud.
Rick (1 month ago)
lol. OMG. this is why we all left china and no plans on going back to that dump....U.S. have tons of photo tickets too...but atleast when I get one, i know is a real ticket.... best of luck in china...
nemanja milosevic (1 month ago)
Or add a cam to your own car and if you get a ticket, show them that he was blocking the traffic or whatnot I know there are small chances they would care, but its better than nothing.
Konad B (1 month ago)
Some of them will jump onto the bonnet of your moving vehicle to get money of you. These people and their endless tricks. But I am surprised that you not only marry one of them but you stay there. All the best bro.
Darknessblade (1 month ago)
when driving in china :"GET a dashcam yourself"
Logan Hessefort (1 month ago)
Yeah, I'm not about this mass servailance, getting tickets you werent even aware of shit.
lovelybutterfly32 (1 month ago)
I think I would have gotten my cell phone and started recording the guy driving crazy. People are such asses.
Wiggy (1 month ago)
No recourse? You don’t get to face your accuser in China?
gladitsnotme (1 month ago)
China needs Jesus BAD. A billion people worshipping the god of money. Scary af.
Kevin Fox (12 days ago)
Oh yeah and religion has NEVER hared anyone or made them suffer, right?
tonic real (1 month ago)
no wonder the rich have left there country
GuitarPetee pete (1 month ago)
like your videos. Suggestion. don't break traffic laws and you won't have that problem.
TheManLab7 (1 month ago)
Unless you were born there I've no idea why people would want to go there as the Chinese just want to mug you off.
Thanasis (1 month ago)
DISGUSTING CHINESE PEOPLE ... RUDE ... DIRTY... SCAMMERS... CHEAP...
Art Basch (1 month ago)
I heard parents can give money to the teachers to get better scores in school. In China it seems money is most important. I lived in China 2012 to 2014, but not everything is bad. Just be prepared. Thanks for the videos.
Soloman1001 (1 month ago)
A Chinese Government Scam.
Soloman1001 (1 month ago)
What a moronic system.
Greg Fowler (1 month ago)
That's the craziest thing I ever heard
tihzho (1 month ago)
So where was your dash cam? That's not very smart of you! I lived in Shanghai for about 10 years and three of those years I drove BUT only with a dash cam! Now that I'm back in America I still have a dash cam because the video does not lie.
TheBergbok (1 month ago)
Dash cams front & rear should help.... Ouch.
Agustin Leal (1 month ago)
No way, another way of scam. That is terrible
mohtadi mb (1 month ago)
Chinese are disgusting an greedy mohterfuckers
SOCIETATEA ASCENDENTĂ (1 month ago)
I am trying to watch your videos, learn more about China and the "Discover Japan" ad constantly pops up - is THIS A SIGN?
Teacher Mark (1 month ago)
Glad I live in Taiwan.
Bling Bling The BS OF THE ISS (1 month ago)
So there are no recourse is in this situation? No lawyers? No way of proving that you were entrapped? Talk about as system set up for failure. This will happen in America if they had laws like this.
UnQ (1 month ago)
I have visited Beijing and I was crossing the road on the zebra, and the cars passed by me with no problem. They dont respect any rule.
AND ME (1 month ago)
The message is skip China... just got to a country with less bullshit. Canada comes to mind
yiyodder (1 month ago)
Yet another reason to never visit this shit hole of a country. Stay Awesome
Sudevi Nadiya Samanich (1 month ago)
Wow and you were not able to fight that? I could never live in a place like that completely insane. There are no pros that can outweigh all of those cons.
Colleen Wasner (2 months ago)
Did the commies reds kill off all the nice chinee? Only the worst could survive and break instruments and stuff.
Cesar Gil (2 months ago)
This stupid law to stimulate people to denounce other drivers in search of reward, as they try to create situations where they can make someone else break the law, will end up provoking more accidents. It should be revoked immediately.
The Australian Health Show (2 months ago)
Great video and explanation.
Edward Crane (2 months ago)
No wonder asians come to Australia and think they have right of way when merging etc... no idea how to use an indicator at all!
Robert Harris (2 months ago)
The World is trash... 🤣 When in Rome Bruh, do what the locals do. Get that money 💰
Chris (2 months ago)
thanks for the video. I have been on the road now for 4 years and as a white dude in his late 50's I just prepare myself for the onslaught. First I never speak with anyone who approaches me. Why should I? They have no interest in getting to know me. I smile and say no and walk away. It always stops them. Second, there is nothing I need from a stranger on the street. The full intell on transportation, for example, is researched and probably in the phone. If I purchase anything at all, the price is secured beforehand. Finally, I never drive in a foreign country. Just reduces the risks and a driver can be had for cheap (arranged beforehand, online or through local). As for a scamming culture, they all are to an extent. From Morocco to SE Asia to China to India to Mexico...where are you going? to the xyz museum! -oh that is closed today, go here instead, hop on...Or you want this juice? Yes. how much? - it's 5, - ok 5 is right. Then it's 50. (so show the money first) ----Mother and child need money for formula so mother takes an agreeing tourist to the mart and she buys formula directly for the mother and feels good about it. After she leaves the formula is returned and the owner and woman split the money. ...etc.... Sadly travel means keeping to yourself. Having said all this, this particular scam with the vehicle is a real pisser that was pricey. I am going to Shanghai in March of 18 and yes, I am looking forward to my journey. I do want to add that I agree that the scammers are mostly older men. Millennials, etc are busy living. (except the cell phone grabbers, that takes agility.)
GoPro Dog (2 months ago)
China sounds great. Fuck the Chinese, though :)
TheCzyzo2 (2 months ago)
you shoul spoke good chinase for 6 years.what your problem?
Xaevi (2 months ago)
install dashcams front and rear and scam the scammers!
LastPlace09 (2 months ago)
Wow...
Matt B (2 months ago)
find him....and beat him..........done
Mr Dee (2 months ago)
Fuck China!
S K (2 months ago)
China is pure evil. Hell on earth.
S K (2 months ago)
Never ever go to Chana.
S K (2 months ago)
The essence of China in one video.
sniper (2 months ago)
I didn't know China is becoming such a shitty place to live unfortunately.
MrTruth111 (2 months ago)
what a mess over there
Phu Nguyen (2 months ago)
U don't go into illegal lane or area Point finger to others no good happened every where Scam or not? Some one driving behavior is his problems n cops But finally he did not cross lines n rewards . He s smart not u, right Not scam
Per Oskarsson (2 months ago)
I was confuse when Serpentza gave in and took the fine for this scam which was no doubt provoked and therefor a big injustice. His motivation "close to the weekend" sounds weird. A guy with his platform would have a great opportunity to expose this dark side of the community he says he loves, in way. I am sure he would get sponsors to help him thru, but maybe he calculates what his living in China would be afterwards.
Daniel Murphy (2 months ago)
In China town, when their elderly dies, they would chip up their body and store it in the freezer for consumption. A disgruntled former restaurant cook, walk to the police station and blow the whistle on the restaurant owner. upon their investigstion, they have found dozens of humans severed body in the freezer. So when you think of china, just think of hell on earth. I have stopped eating Chinese food, since 1999.
Mephistin (2 months ago)
Scammed into the incorrect lane, holy shit China is such a shithole...
Vurt72 (2 months ago)
Communism, never fails to to disappoint..
hasimausi01 (2 months ago)
same shit in taiwan
luigillo (2 months ago)
Being a rightful man in a country where rightfulness is not rewarded must be hard
Philippe Ho (2 months ago)
Never TRUST Communist China!!!
Andrew Norris (2 months ago)
I feel well prepared to go to China thanks to these videos. Thankyou!
910AM Superstation Funnies (2 months ago)
CHINA SUCKS! Here is your recourse! Get the hell our of CHINA! You 're crazy for living there! They must be the lowest form of life on Earth, thank God TRUMP woke our stupid country up to their practices! I can't even believe we deal with them at all!
Dee _ (2 months ago)
A bunch of snitches
Smit Lord (2 months ago)
WTF is going on with the aspect ratio of this video. It's like ultra-ultra-wide. Also the funniest thing about this video is that there is a crazy man driving around Shenzhen in an old Buick.
Lyle Raustadt (2 months ago)
I get all the "China" I need off e-bay with free shipping. Driving just about any place these day s suck s , stay awsome! Cheers.
Justin Tyme (2 months ago)
can you cover a story about eating and meeting vegan in china please please please